Job ID: 1185071
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The CM Services reports through the division of Patient Care Services lead by the Chief Nursing Executive, Vice President of Patient Care Services. The CM Service is comprised of three departments
Case Management, Utilization Management, and Social Work. Through the Triad Model of Care Delivery, the objectives of the CM Services are for all patients to have access to healthcare through the BJH continuum and appropriate, safe discharge plans. The SW department is open 24 hours/day while the CM department is open 20 hours/day. Both departments provide coverage throughout the hospital including the Emergency Department, Outpatient Clinics, Registration sites, and Health Information Management. The Service employs registered nurses, social workers, a license practical nurse, a customer service representative, and administrative assistants.
Coordinates, negotiates, procures and manages the care of patients to facilitate achievement of quality cost-effective outcomes. Works collaboratively with physicians and interdisciplinary staff, internal and external to the organization, to identify and resolve issues. Performs and provides consultation regarding Utilization Management and Performance Improvement programs in order to obtain optimum value for the patient and the reimbursement source.
Assesses, coordinates, and evaluates each patient's plan of care.Establishes, continuously evaluates, and documents an individualized discharge plan.Ensures clinical documentation and cost-effective use of hospital resources.
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Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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